Work For The Soul is committed to Projects and Services that help those most at risk and in need.

Our aim is to Support Inform Educate and Inspire!

Phone A Friend

Recycled mobile phone distribution for those at risk and disadvantaged. Working with a range of partners assisting with the collection of old mobile phones. We use phones that can be cleared, recovered and reused. Our program aims to lower the impact on the environment from the dumping of disgarded mobile phones whilst assisting those in need. Availability is dependent on supply.
To make an application, check eligibility or find out more
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Phone: 03 9484 6446
Visit: Level 1/ 17A Bell St Preston VIC 3072


Work Experience Programs

Work For The Soul is collaborating with Job Active providers through the Department of Employment work for the dole program (WFD).We are excited to announce that we are currently creating new project proposals for submission.

Our aim is to provide opportunities to gain meaningful work and life experience for job seekers through participation in our Community Service Centre Projects and Services that support the most disadvantaged and at risk in our Communities.
Our Agency Partners include Salvation Army Employment Plus, Job Prospects, MAX Solutions and AMES.


Current WFD Projects


Centre Support 

Activities and tasks include;

Administration and Reception

As a Community Service Centre we provide a range of services requiring all aspects of administration - greeting and assisting people access centre services, answering phone inquiries, data entry, creating files, research projects, photocopying and general admin tasks. Learn and improve your admin skills and computer program knowledge, keyboarding, data entry, spreadsheets, internet research, Twitter and Facebook.

Penny Pinchers Op Shop Showroom

Anything form sorting to selling, researching and posting our donated books and goods for our on-line sales. Minor repairs and re-use or modifying goods. Practice your Retail and Customer service skills, Learn or improve your computer skills and knowledge in email, keyboarding, data entry, spreadsheets, internet research, costing of goods, on-line sales techniques use of Social Media such as Twitter, Pintrest and Facebook.

D&A Service

Converting books, magazines, videos, Cd's and photos into a digital format. Learn and improve your computer program knowledge, keyboarding, spreadsheets and data entry and record keeping skills. Be part of our Innovation and Media Lab and learn how to use the technology for this service.

Food For Thought

This service is one of our fastest growing and we are continually promoting it via all our social media avenues and by our flyer distribution. We monitor our webpage, emails, phone and face to face inquiries for orders and questions. Print and fold flyers, learn and improve your customer service, Twitter, Facebook and data entry computer program knowledge and skills.

Makers Re-Purposing Hub

If you're passionate about recycling, or just enjoy art, craft or working with your hands, this is a great activity to be involved in.  We sew, stitch, knit and paint turning and re-purposing discarded objects into new creations that are sold in our Op Shop.  These funds assist us to continue the great work we do in the Community  The only limit is your imagination.


Past Projects


1001 Nights

a community Storytelling project to collect and create stories from North Darebin.

1001 Nights in Preston & Reservoir is a project collecting and creating stories by the people of Reservoir & Preston.


Kindred Spirits

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